Jacobin editor Peter Frase has published a book, Four Futures: Life After Capitalism, in which he envisions the collapse of capitalism due to growing scarcity and increasing automation of labor. Many problems are discussed; universal basic income is among Frase’s proposed solutions.
Canadian journalist Roderick Benns, publisher of the progressive news site Leaders and Legacies, has devoted much of the past two years to interviewing experts on basic income. On the basis of the material accumulated in this time, he has now produced a 290-page book on basic income.
Economist Daniel Raventós’s book has now been published in Korean. As he describes in the preface, Raventós visit to Seoul for BIEN’s 16th Congress affirmed his interest in promoting basic income in South Korea
A discussion of basic income is central to Tim Dunlop’s new book, Why the Future is Workless. Indeed, the first non-introductory chapter is devoted to the topic, which Dunlop introduces as a prerequisite to analyzing the ways in which societies can respond to changes in the nature of work.